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Budget and school board elections archive

  • 05.21.13: Budget for the 2013-14 school year
  • 05.20.14: Budget for the 2014-15 school year
  • 05.19.15: Budget for the 2015-16 school year
  • 05.17.16: Budget for the 2016-17 school year

 

News from the 2016-17 school year

  • 09.22.16: High and Middle schools conduct lockdown drill
  • 09.22.16: Principal's letter on lockout at Big Cross
  • 09.01.16: Superintendent's welcome letter to families
  • 08.01.16: Supply lists for 2016-17
  • 07.01.16: Meningococcal vaccine required for 7th, 12th graders

 

News from the 2015-16 school year

  • Anna Poulos, Matthew Conrick recognized for service [ PHOTO ]
  • Glens Falls High: 2016 Silver Award from U.S. News and World Report [ RANKING ]
  • 06.16.16: Brazil Night at Big Cross highlights study of rainforests
  • 06.15.16: Indians Unified Basketball wins first league championship
  • 06.14.16: Runner Chris Hughes takes fourth place in state meet
  • 06.10.16: Envirothon team places second in competition
  • 06.10.16: GFSD buses and vans earn a perfect “100” on DOT safety inspection
  • 06.10.16: Big Cross fourth-grader takes 2nd in statewide anti-smoking poster contest
  • 06.10.16: GFSD wins Helping Hand Award for 11th year in a row
  • 06.07.16: GFHS Business team brings home hardware from competition
  • 06.06.16: High School awards celebrate student accomplishments
  • 05.25.16: Six student-athletes honored with the Grandstanders' Senior Sports Award
  • 05.17.16: Glens Falls residents vote "Yes" on 2016-17 school budget
  • 05.09.16: GFMS' student-artists are Olympians!
  • 05.04.16: Glens Falls' Smart Schools Preliminary Investment Plan [ HERE ]; Background on Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA); May 4, 2016 Board of Education presentation [ HERE ]
  • 05.02.16  05.03.16  05.04.16  05.05.16  05.06.16: Recognizing outstanding teaching and learning during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, 2016
  • Raislan Aiken to dive for D1 Marist College
  • 04.16.16: Jackson Heights holds JDRF walk, raises $1K+ [ PHOTOS ]
  • 04.12.16: Mathletes Willy Herrmann, Liam Forbes, and Nolan Hogan get top scores
  • 04.11.16: 14 GFHS student-artists earn a place in the top 100 at “The Juried Show"
  • 04.06.16: Kensington team supports a friend through St. Baldrick’s event
  • 03.30.16: KRS students compete in Battle of the Books
  • 03.19.16: At Big Cross, 29,405 minutes read during this year's PARP challenge [ PHOTOS ]
  • 03.28.16: Kensington students headed to "Odyssey" state finals
  • 03.24.16: Superintendent's letter on Grades 3-8 NYS testing
  • 03.07.16: GFMS’ Sean Pettis and Erin Stockdale: two of the best sax players in the state
  • 03.03.16: Big Cross teacher Suzanne Anselment named "Teacher of the Week"
  • 03.03.16: Jackson Heights teacher Sue Williams named "Teacher of the Week"
  • 03.02.16: Four Teen Excellence winners named from GHFS
  • Changes in Grades 3-8 tests reflect parent concerns [ FLIER ]
  • 02.23.15: "Paws for a Cause" drive benefits shelter animals
  • 02.11.16: NYSED Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visits Glens Falls [ PHOTOS ]
  • 02.10.16: Founders' Day honorees are dedicated, committed to the students of Glens Falls
  • 02.09.16: KRS Kindergartners try out Chinese New Year traditions
  • 02.05.16: It's a Read-In: Big Cross Reads Together event part of PARP
  • 02.05.16: Big Cross wears red to spotlight heart health
  • 02.02.16: GFPD brings gun safety program to elementary schools
  • 01.26.16: Property Tax Cap law: The “two percent” part is really "twelve hundredths of one percent" for 2016-17 … and that’s only one-eighth of the story
  • 01.21.16: Student-musicians perform in highest state ensemble
  • 01.11.16: Donation from School District Foundation, PTA, and Walmart brings yoga to KRS
  • 12.22.15: Efforts for Make A Wish range from cocoa on the corner to letters to Santa
  • 12.17.15: KRS fourth grade sends joy to deployed soldiers
  • 12.15.15: GFHS students take top spots in Oratorical contest
  • 12.10.15: Hunting rifle in car causes lockdown at Jackson Heights
  • 11.30.15: 36 new members inducted into National Honor Society
  • 11.20.15: GFHS student-musicians perform in Area All-State
  • 11.17.15: HS/MS Lockdown lifted after smart student spoke up
  • 11.16.15  11.17.15  11.17.15  11.18.15  11.19.15  11.20.15: Celebrating our Education Support Professionals
  • 11.13.15: Class of 2016 volunteer project benefits Camp Chingachgook
  • 11.11.15: "Salute a Soldier" project gives voice to service
  • 10.29.15: GFMS students join the A Cappella frenzy
  • 10.27.15: Thanks for the dictionaries, Rotary Club!
  • Glens Falls' 3012-d APPR plan approved by SED
  • 10.21.15: KRS students make a difference with “Bear Hugs” project
  • 10.21.15: Coach Pat Potter recognized for 60 years of service
  • District-wide PINK-OUT held for cancer awareness [ PHOTOS ]
  • Jackson Heights fourth-grader’s “Pennies for Pink” [ VIDEO ]
  • 10.16.15: 2014-'15 Boys Soccer team earns national award
  • 10.13.15: Third-grade teacher Nadia Maroun named "Teacher of the Week"
  • 10.5.15: Congratulations, Michelle Aleva, our 2015 statewide school psychologist of the year!
  • 09.25.15: Donation from School District Foundation of Glens Falls helps “model the behavior” for Big Cross students
  • 09.10.15: GF Nation Fund awards cameras, yoga, and more
  • Congratulations, Juliana Ogden! Post-Star‘s 2015 Twenty Under 40
  • 07.21.15: Prehistoric shark sighted in GFMS cafeteria—all 55 feet of him!

 

News from the 2013-14 school year

  • 06.28.14: Glens Falls Class of 2014 graduates celebrate Commencement
  • 06.28.14: Rob Amberger and Donna Scott named "Teachers of the Week"
  • 06.27.14: Is it Thursday morning yet?!? Teens excited for MS summer library program
  • 06.25.14: Country research project brings the world to Kensington
  • 06.25.14: “Heroes for the Homeless” project raises more than $500 for community agencies
  • 06.18.14: GFHS students Phil Monrian and Angie Nardin shine in Showcase
  • 06.18.14: Elementary art students recognized nationally
  • 06.16.14: Fourth-graders make their mark at Big Cross
  • 06.13.14: Four GFSD bus drivers honored for great safety records
  • 06.12.14 Nine employees celebrate 25 years of service
  • 06.12.14: Mock Trial team wins county-wide championship; Jerry Casertino wins Law Day essay contest
  • 06.12.14: Six student-athletes honored with the Grandstanders' Senior Sports Award and scholarship; District also wins sportsmanship promotion award from NYSPHSAA
  • 06.09.14: Anne Sheehan Wins Outstanding Director of the Year
  • 06.05.14: GFHS Class of 2014 Top Students and Award-Winners
  • 05.30.14: Rainforest highlighted in first-ever Brazil Night at Big Cross
  • 05.30.14: Channel One News reports on the student perspective to GFHS later start time
  • 05.28.14: GFSD offers summer camps in art and sports
  • 05.20.14: Glens Falls residents vote “Yes” on the 2014-15 school budget; Capital reserve expenditure also approved
  • 05.19.14: GFMS student a winner in regional essay contest
  • 05.19.14: AFS International Club collaborates with the Glens Falls Medical Mission to Guatemala
  • 05.19.14: Kensington students make, donate scarves
  • 05.14.14: Fran Dougherty named "Teacher of the Week"
  • 05.13.14: Big Cross service club gives “May baskets” to patients
  • 05.13.14: Garret Frandsen and Tylor Duguay to swim for the College of Saint Rose
  • 05.13.14: Teamwork helps beautify Crandall Park
  • 05.09.14: District wins "Helping Hand Award" from Tri-County United Way ... again!
  • 05.09.14: GFHS Visual Arts Exhibition 2014
  • 05.09.14: Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week – Friday, May 9, 2014: Nadia Maroun
  • 05.08.14: Diane Lightfoote named 2014 NYS School Nurse of the Year
  • 05.08.14: Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week – Thursday, May 8, 2014: Ellen Cabana
  • 05.07.14: Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week – Wednesday, May 7, 2014: Nikki Nastke
  • 05.06.14: Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week – Tuesday, May 6, 2014: Sheryll Hagy
  • 05.05.14: Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week – Monday, May 5, 2014: Tiana Relaford
  • 05.02.14: Awards brought home to GF in state-wide Olympics of the Visual Arts Competition
  • 04.15.14: Coin drive raises more than $1,600 in “Pennies for Patients”
  • 04.15.14: From coast to coast, later HS start time making news
  • 04.15.14: Jackson Heights students become “Heroes for the Homeless”
  • 04.11.14: GFHS Senior Zoe Doolittle to throw for D1 UAlbany
  • 04.11.14: Certified babysitters!
  • 04.09.14: GFHS student-artists well-represented in The Hyde's juried art show
  • 04.08.14: High School’s Girls' Night Out builds confidence with facts and fun
  • 04.07.14: GFHS noted in report on benefits of later high school start times
  • 03.31.14: New York State testing begins Tuesday
  • 03.26.14: GFHS Mathletes Ethan Katz, Emma Conrick, Jon White, Hannah Morrissey, and Brian Dwyre get top scores
  • 03.25.14: Plop, plop, fizz, fizz … oh what a relief it is Science Experiment Day! (Photo slideshow included)
  • 03.25.14: Emily Fisher wins "People's Choice Award" in regional film festival
  • 03.19.14: Fourth-grade fundraiser sends $155 to cancer center
  • 03.17.14: Kathy Herold and Dave Moynihan named "Teachers of the Week"
  • 03.17.14: Warm hearts help homeless animals through long winter
  • 03.13.14: Big Cross students succeed at PARP challenge
  • 03.11.14: March Madness in GF Nation: Teachers vs. Teachers Basketball Game and Cheerleading
  • 03.11.14: Jackson Heights entered NY Lottery’s “New York Sings Contest”
  • 03.10.14: GFHS seniors win 2014 Teen Excellence Awards
  • 03.03.14: Alpine skiers compete in sectionals, state championships
  • 02.11.14: Founders' Day honorees exemplify dedication and service to the students of Glens Falls
  • 02.11.14: Dine to Donate opportunities abound!
  • 02.07.14: Students and staff wear red for women's heart health awareness
  • 02.07.14: Winter Olympics held at Jackson Heights
  • 02.03.14: Jackson students collect 485 cans in "Soup-er Bowl" food drive
  • 02.03.14: Donation from School District Foundation of Glens Falls helps Big Cross’ “Reading Is Fundamental” program
  • 01.31.14: Quiz Team makes Academic Bowl playoffs for first time in 8 years
  • 01.31.14: “Action Jackson” Kathy Holser aids choking student
  • 01.22.14: Dreams for a better community cap lessons on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 01.10.14: Middle School students "zap" DNA as part of MindsOn workshops
  • 12.31.13: Hour of Code brings HTML to Middle School
  • 12.30.13: Spirit of giving on display in GF Nation!
  • 12.30.13: Kensington students' acts of kindness touch many
  • 12.30.13: Middle School's "Bling Bucks Store" brings joy for the second straight year
  • 12.20.13: Annual Alumni Day brings 64 back to GF Nation
  • 12.12.13: GFHS teacher Jeffrey Dock earns National Board Certification
  • 11.25.13: Nanotechnology exploration night brings engineers to GFMS
  • 12.10.13: GFSD teacher's ornament selected for New York State holiday tree
  • 12.10.13: Jackson Heights students create "Grinch Tree" for festival
  • 12.10.13: Colonial Day brings the 1700's to life for second-grade students
  • 11.27.13: Glens Falls City Schools are thankful for community support!
  • 11.27.13: Middle School students collect hundreds of food items; hold a "Turkey Trot"
  • 11.27.13: Songs brighten Thanksgiving celebrations at Kensington
  • 11.27.13: Songs brighten Thanksgiving celebrations at Jackson Heights
  • 11.27.13: High School students create a "Tree of Thanks;" donate food to Salvation Army
  • 11.27.13: Big Cross’ new service club sorts, delivers food donations for local families
  • 11.21.13: Freshman Mia Cote swimming in state meet
  • 11.15.13: Middle School hallways filled with potatoes, plants … and scientifically-tested hypotheses
  • 11.12.13: Schools mark Veterans Day with presentations, care packages
  • 10.30.13: “Pennies for Pink" effort raises $400 for GF Hospital
  • 10.28.13: Pink-Out held district-wide on October 28
  • 10.25.13: Colonial encampment takes students back to French & Indian War
  • 10.22.13: 300+ attended "Stand Up for Upstate Schools" on Tuesday Oct. 22
  • 10.21.13: “Lowe’s Heroes” build new learning spaces at Big Cross and Jackson Heights
  • 10.21.13: District recognized for energy savings
  • 10.18.13: Jackson artwork on display at Stewart's Shop
  • 10.17.13: Erin Burchfield and Kerr Gooden to sing in All-State chorus
  • 10.16.13: Renowned children's author visits Kensington
  • 10.16.13: "Teacher of the Week" honored: Pamela Granger
  • 10.16.13: Junior Alex Gibson “three-peats” Section 2 championship in golf
  • 09.30.13: HS Senior Jerry Casertino honored for service
  • 09.05.13: Moments from the first day of school, 2013 (slideshow)
  • 09.01.13: Homeowners must register for Basic STAR exemption by December 31, 2013
  • 09.01.13: Brains and bodies active in YMCA/GFSD collaborative summer program
  • 08.30.13: Sweet sound of jazz fills a summer night
  • 08.30.13: Elementary Art program wraps up with color and creativity
  • 08.19.13: Christopher Hearley named Director of Business
  • 08.19.13: Contract agreements reached with teachers, administrators
  • 06.24.13: Glens Falls students in Saga City, Japan
  • 06.24.13: Congratulations, 2013 graduates!